Former Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence
CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) Titania Ltd
Chief Strategy Officer Nicola Whiting is named in SC Magazine’s Top 20 Most Influential Women working in cyber security - her specialist areas include autonomous mitigation and A.I. driven self-defending / self-healing systems. A bestselling author, she regularly contributes to magazines such as Huffington Post, Forbes, Defence Contracts Bulletin, Defence News Online and SIGNAL. In 2017, she was also crowned an “Unsung Cyber Hero”, by her peers, for her Leadership & Mentoring work. Neurodiverse, she advocates for Diversity in all forms. Find out more about her work at www.nicolawhiting.com
Director of Research & Head of Digital and Tech Innovation, Reform
Eleonora is Director of Research and Head of Digital and Tech Innovation at Reform think tank. Her work focuses on how tech innovations can help public services deliver better outcomes for people. She has particular interest in the public-sector applications of artificial intelligence (AI). She has led and co-authored papers on AI in the NHS, the value of healthcare data, commercial models within healthcare system and data sharing in the public sector. She is a member of the AI Programme advisory board for the Kent, Surrey, Sussex Academic Health Science Network. She is also the London Hub Lead of One HealthTech a volunteer-led network that seeks to promote diversity in healthtech.
Lisa Talia Moretti
Digital Sociologist, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Professor Sir Adrian Smith FRS
Institute Director and Chief Executive, The Alan Turing Institute
Adrian Smith joined The Alan Turing Institute in September 2018. His was previously University of London's Vice-Chancellor since 2012. He was Director General, Knowledge and Innovation in BIS (now BEIS) between 2008-2012.
He has worked with the UK Higher Education Funding and Research Councils and was appointed Deputy Chair of the UK Statistics Authority from September 2012. In 2014, he was appointed Chair of the Board of Diamond and in 2018, a board member of the UK Atomic Energy Authority.
He was previously President of the Royal Statistical Society and became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2001 for his contribution to statistics.
In 2017, on behalf of Her Majesty's Treasury and the UK Department for Education, he published a 16-18 Maths Review.
In 2006 he completed a report for the UK Home Secretary on the issue of public trust in Crime Statistics. He received a knighthood in 2011.
Executive Director, Global Partners Digital
As Executive Director, Charles oversees the continual development and implementation of GPD’s vision, as well as providing strategic support to the organisation and ensuring the smooth running of its operations, finance and communication systems.
Charles also leads GPD’s engagement with the private sector, including its pioneering work with tech small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on privacy, security and free expression, and global engagement on key business and human rights issues. He represents GPD in the Global Network Initiative, a multistakeholder platform working to protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy in the information and telecommunications sector. In addition, Charles provides practical support to the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) as a member of the FOC Support Unit.
Before joining GPD, Charles was the Development Manager at Artis Education, a creative education social enterprise that helps children achieve excellence through the arts. Here he led on a number of projects, including the implementation of Artis Impact, one of the most extensive and differentiated professional development programmes in the world, and the management of partner relationships across numerous stakeholder groups. His ongoing involvement with social purpose businesses stems from his keen interest in developing environments that ensure deeper, more sustainable impact within and across communities.
Charles has an MBA from the Design Business Institute, UCA, and is on the board of a number of organisations including Kidenza CIC and the Elia Ensemble.